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by | June 14, 2017 | 04:08

At 22-13 up following Sam Warburton's try , the tourists should have seen out the game, but the wheels fell off when their captain and impressive scrum-half Rhys Webb left the field. Highlanders coach Scott MacLeod on whether Waisake Naholo had played his way into the All Blacks side: "I'd like to hope so, we hold high expectations of Waisake as he does for himself".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:10

He had stints in Mexico, Italy and Venezuela, and with Wichita of the independent American Association before making his big league debut with the Chicago White Sox in 2015. Mets C Rene Rivera, plunked by a pitch on the right wrist Monday, was hit in the mask by foul balls in the first, second and fourth. He has held opponents hitless in their last 22 at-bats with runners in scoring position.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:00

Bacsinszky turns 28 on Thursday, while Ostapenko will leave her teens behind. Bacsinszky overcame raucous support for Kiki Mladenovic to advance to her second Roland Garros semi-final 6-4 6-4 before unseeded Ostapenko rattled Caroline Wozniacki with a 4-6 6-2 6-2 success .

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:01

At Texas last August, when the rain-interrupted race was finished 2 1/2 months after it began, the last lap was the only one Rahal led and it was capped by the closest IndyCar finish in Texas Motor Speedway history. "During qualifying we just took a swing at it and went out and got the job done". Sato, driving the same vehicle in which he won the Indianapolis 500 two weeks earlier, was pushing for the lead when he clipped the grass along the front stretch.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:44

The defending champs won 6-0 on Thursday at PPG Paints Arena, pushing ahead to a 3-2 lead in the series, affording them a chance to clinch their second consecutive Stanley Cup in Nashville on Sunday. Pittsburgh goaltender Matt Murray not only avoided losing three straight games for the first time in his career, but he also stopped 24 shots for his second shutout of these playoffs, the third in the postseason of his career.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:43

So far after 60 games they have shown that they have the talent to make a serious run at a World Series championship. Unfortunately for the Orioles , it was not the kind of efficiency that results in zeroes on the scoreboard. Baltimore does have a chance to get back on track. They needed three innings from Ubaldo Jimenez and one inning from Richard Bleier on Thursday night.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:41

When asked by Calciomercato if Morata had already agreed to a deal, Lopez said: "I can say there's a very important proposal and the decision rests with Real". In addition to this, the attacker held talks with his compatriots Ander Herrera and David de Gea to know their views on the 20-time English champions.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:35

And Griezmann has reportedly signed a new contract with los Rojiblancos, which will secure the striker's future at Atletico until 2022. "The issue of the money is a private one". Instead, he signed a contract extension with Atletico last summer and saw his buyout clause increase to €100m. They faced another disappointing ouster against city rivals Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinals, despite a steady performance throughout the season.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:28

This season he saw a power increase with 15 home runs and 20 stolen bases. Stay with us as we'll continue to recap the Dodgers draft picks and give you our thoughts on the newly acquired Dodgers. "We would love it if that was the end result. Two years off Tommy John surgery, it seemed like he was trending up and coming into his own". "That's an area of improvement", Dodgers scouting director Billy Gasparino said on a conference call.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:27

Before the Lions landed in New Zealand , Eddie Jones said they would struggle to win if they played a one-dimensional style of rugby. "We have stated from the off that we want to give every player a start in the first three games and Wednesday is an opportunity for this set of players to show what they can do in a Lions jersey".

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:20

Asked if he noticed the scorer's table announced the first tech as his, Green used the opportunity to take another shot at Clevelanders. And it wasn't lacking in entertainment. "I love the vibe we had in the locker room after (Game 4), understanding what we need to do differently to play better, to have a better first punch in that first six minutes, to play with more force and aggressiveness and physicality".

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:19

It's attractive, man. Once in a lifetime, you have to really enjoy it, but this team is built to do it again, so I look forward to them doing it again", rapper Snoop Dogg said. The former Sonic was voted NBA Finals MVP, 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft behind Greg Oden, an Ohio State center who was selected by Portland.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:09

A Warriors 30-8 run helped the Warriors close the half with a 71-60 lead. They led at the half by 11. After the Thunder lost to the LeBron James-led Miami Heat in the 2012 NBA Finals, Durant found his mother in the locker room after the final game and the two shared a tear-filled hug.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:12

Smith, who was at the crease with David Warner and the Aussies at 1-83, said he would have batted through the rain, but knew it wasn't his call. It was a heartbreak from Australia as they managed to collect just one point yet again against Bangladesh in a match which they were favourites to win.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:10

Durant , a former MVP and future hall of famer, gets his first title in his 10 season as the newest addition to the Warriors roster. The Warriors went 16-1 this postseason, beating the 2000-01 Lakers' 15-1. None of that was an issue for the Warriors as Durant has been called an unselfish player whose only desire was to do whatever is in the best interests of his team .

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:04

We have to be a team that are never beaten, maybe the clock runs out but you never, ever stop and today we have done that. Three Lions substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looked to have set the visitors on course for a World Cup qualifying victory with a 70th-minute opener.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:59

That was only the second time that Djokovic lost a final set by the score of 6-0 in his 937 career tour-level matches. Djokovic is coming off his cleanest match of the tournament in which he had just 30 unforced errors and was broken three times .

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:58

Fans at Court Philippe Chatrier whistled and jeered when it was announced that play was being halted after the players had a lengthy discussion with a tournament official about whether to continue. The Spaniard, who won her maiden Grand Slam title at Roland Garros past year, swept aside 2010 champion Schiavone 6-2, 6-4. "He's waiting for me for a serious talk", joked the 30-year-old after seeing off Granollers for the fourth time .

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:54

The Spaniard just lost out on winning this year's Australian Open trophy after surrendering a lead in the fifth set of the final to Roger Federer . The Spaniard has completed La Decima in two other tournaments, winning his 10th title in both Monte Carlo and Barcelona in the run-up to this year's French Open .

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:53

They face an uphill climb in Oakland Monday, where the Warriors are 44-5 at home this season. The Warriors have not lost back-to-back games since March 11, when they suffered through a three-game losing streak without Kevin Durant . They were happy to play the game at the Warriors pace, and they beat them at their own game. The Cavs avoided a championship sweep by winning 137-116 on Friday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:42

Kevin Durant and the star-laden Golden State Warriors made sure of that. The win spelled redemption for the Warriors, who brought forward Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offence.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:45

They won Game 6 at The Q, 115-101, and then won Game 7, in Oakland , 93-89 to become the first team in National Basketball Association history to recover from a 3-1 Finals deficit to win the championship. "They did a great job, their front office and their players, by doing that recruiting, the things that they did in the summertime, and obviously it paid dividends".

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:40

But the Warriors , back at home , will still come out on top. The Golden State Warriors have defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to become the 2017 NBA Champions . Even in the Game 4 wipeout loss, Durant excelled. "We have to be 20 times better in this building", said James, who has won at least one road game in 29 straight postseason series.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:38

The Swedish striker signed a one-year deal with United last summer with an option for an additional year. It had been assumed that United were unwilling to offer him a new contract with so many question marks surrounding his fitness, but now The Sun say it was Ibrahimovic who made the decision.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:35

Cavaliers SF LeBron James played in his 217th career postseason game, moving past C Shaquille O'Neal for seventh place on the all-time list. James, who finished the series averaging the first triple-double in the history of the final, had 42 points and Kyrie Irving had 26 but was slowed by some kind of back issue and was scoreless in the fourth quarter.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:34

I will have another intense and busy season with important matches. Juventus and Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon has revealed that he is nearly certain next year's World Cup finals will be his last taste of professional football. "We've just left one small possibility open with the [Juve] president [ Andrea Agnelli ], and that is if we manage to win the Champions League I will carry on playing one more year to try to win the World Club Cup and other trophies ".

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:32

Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts connects for a single against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Baltimore . He made a good block, the guy was off, and he was aggressive. They were also able to get runs - plenty of them. On the third hand, because you are apparently a mutant, he was hurt in spring and missed most of his preparation, so all normal avenues for forming expectations could pretty much be thrown out the window.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:28

Cleveland has won four straight Finals elimination games, rallying from a 3-1 series deficit to win the championship past year and then winning 137-116 in Game Four on Friday night to extend this series. The points for the Cavs did not seem to come as easy as they did for the Warriors in the fourth. If you believe one ex-NBA official, we can expect more of the same as the Association attempts to get the series back to Cleveland.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:30

The Detroit Tigers will make their first picks of the 2017 MLB Draft tonight as teams make their first and second round selections. With the No. "We are excited for the opportunity to bring him into our organization". With the draft clock ticking down, reports suggested that Minnesota had whittled it down to two possibilities: Louisville two-way star Brendan McKay and Lewis.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:24

But thankfully the internet is undefeated and since both Thompson and West almost came lip-to-lip, there were plenty of excellent and humorous kissing-related jokes being tweeted out and shared on social media. After some pushing and shoving - including a push to West's back by Cavs guard J.R. Smith, who sprinted in to join the fray before being spirited away by noted peacemaker Draymond Green - West and Thompson separated.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:20

No NBA team has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit in a best-of-seven playoff series to win that series - but on Friday night, the Cavaliers took the first step toward making history by destroying the Warriors in Cleveland behind an NBA Finals-record 24 made 3-pointers.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:16

Live streaming for Cavaliers-Warriors Game 5 is available via WatchESPN . 5-for-17 in the first three games. "Different team, man, different team", Curry said. "Obviously I can play better and want to play better and will play better". Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has been dating the Cavaliers' forward Tristan Thompson , and several members of the Kardashian clan watched Game 4 in Cleveland in seats near the floor.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:13

In his first tournament as a pro, he shot 64 at Congressional - which has hosted three U.S. Opens - and was leading the Quicken Loans National . Last year, the U.S. After all, it sets out to provide a tough test for the golfers, not to embarrass them. Erin Hills, located some 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee , spreads over 200 acres of a 650-acre property and though only 11 years old, it blends into the landscape as though it had been there for centuries.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:07

England allrounder Chris Woakes will take no further part in the Champions Trophy , after suffering aside strain in the tournament opener against Bangladesh on Thursday. England tempers were in danger of boiling over as Stokes exchanged a war of words with Tamim. The pair stayed together for six more overs and Imrul scored a run-a-ball 19 when he played an ill-advised shot off Plunkett and was beautifully caught at wide mid-on by a diving Wood.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:05

Buyer interest has strengthened after the club sealed promotion to the Premier League in May. A source close to the discussions said: "There has been interest from China for a long time now". Murphy's spell with Newcastle can be seen as nothing more than a success, and despite finding himself playing a supporting role to Dwight Gayle for large parts of the campaign, the Irishman chipped in with some important goals against the likes of Huddersfield Town.